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BREATHING EXERCISES IMPROVE LIFE AFTER LUNG CANCER SURGERY

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 26th, 2013 | No comments

Breathing Exercises Improve Life after Lung Cancer Surgery By Lynne Eldridge MD, About.com GuideApril 26, 2013 It’s pretty much taken for granted that people will have rehab after some health conditions. Take strokes and knee replacements for example. There are few physicians who would simply send a patient home after a stroke or major orthopedic […]

Our Feel-Good War on Breast Cancer

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 25th, 2013 | No comments

By PEGGY ORENSTEIN Published: April 25, 2013 I used to believe that a mammogram saved my life. I even wrote that in the pages of this magazine. It was 1996, and I had just turned 35 when my doctor sent me for an initial screening — a relatively common practice at the time — that […]

San Francisco’s Free Comedy Day: The 33rd Time’s the Charm!

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 25th, 2013 |

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 25, 2013 CONTACT: KATZMANN CREATIONS katzmann@comedyday.com / 510-839-3280 http://www.ComedyDay.org Media Kit: http://www.comedyday.org/about/media CALENDAR EDITORS: SEE BELOW San Francisco’s Free Comedy Day: The 33rd Time’s the Charm! Comedy Day, presented on Sunday, September 15 in Golden Gate Park, is dedicated to combating violence in our communities and to the eradication of lung […]

Navigational Bronchoscopy Machine To Help Detect Lung Cancer Early

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Posted by Samantha Powell on April 24th, 2013 | No comments

News Headline: Navigational Bronchoscopy Machine To Help Detect Lung Cancer Early Date: 4/24/13 Outlet Full Name: WBOY.com Author Name: Kelsey Pape FAIRMONT -Statistics show more than 200,000 people are diagnosed with lung cancer each year in the United States and it accounts for 27 percent of all cancer deaths. Like every other type of cancer, […]

Rewiring of human lung cell lineage and mitotic networks in lung adenocarcinomas

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Posted by Samantha Powell on April 16th, 2013 | No comments

Rewiring of human lung cell lineage and mitotic networks in lung adenocarcinomas Nature Communications 4, Article number: 1701 / doi:10.1038/ncomms2660 Received 15 June 2012 / Accepted 26 February 2013 / Published 16 April 2013 Analysis of gene expression patterns in normal tissues and their perturbations in tumours can help to identify the functional roles of […]

Statement from Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on President Obama’s FY14 Budget Proposal

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 10th, 2013 | No comments

Statement from Research!America President and CEO Mary Woolley on President Obama’s FY14 Budget Proposal The president’s FY14 budget proposal offers a lifeline for medical research to replace sequestration’s damaging footprints. The budget includes $31.3 billion for the National Institutes of Health, as well as increases for the Food and Drug Administration and National Science Foundation. […]

Guide for Lung Cancer Gene Tests Published

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 8th, 2013 |

Guide for Lung Cancer Gene Tests Published By Charles Bankhead, Staff Writer, MedPage Today Published: April 05, 2013 Reviewed by Robert Jasmer, MD; Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco and Dorothy Caputo, MA, BSN, RN, Nurse Planner All patients with advanced lung adenocarcinoma should undergo testing for EGFR and ALK mutations […]

CAP IASLC AMP MOLECULAR TESTING GUIDELINE

Posted by Samantha Powell on April 3rd, 2013 | No comments

CAP IASLC AMP MOLECULAR TESTING GUIDELINE The IASLC, the College of American Pathologists (CAP), and the Association for Molecular Pathology (AMP) have developed an evidence-based guideline, “Molecular Testing Guideline for the Selection of Lung Cancer Patients for EGFR and ALK Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors,” which establishes standards for EGFR and ALK testing, helping to guide targeted […]